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Educating America's military

Author: Joan Johnson-Freese
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, ©2013.
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This book offers a detailed examination of the professional military education (PME) system in the United States, from a critical insider's perspective. The mission of America's war colleges is to educate senior military officers in both ways of war and defense of peace. But are these colleges doing the best job possible in carrying out that mission? Military education faces many demands, including a lack of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Johnson-Freese
ISBN: 9780415635356 0415635357 9780415634991 0415634997 9780203079102 0203079108
OCLC Number: 785868957
Description: ix, 144 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Why war colleges? --
Warriors & scholars --
The students: too valuable to fail --
Faculty: but not necessarily in a collegial sense --
The curriculum: moving toward intellectual agility --
Recommendations & conclusion.
Responsibility: Joan Johnson-Freese.
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This work offers a detailed examination of the professional military education system in the United States, from a critical, insider's perspective. The volume examines the system that created and  Read more...

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